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Bicornis J.Fenner, 1994, nom. inval.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Mediophyceae
Subclass Chaetocerotophycidae
Order Hemiaulales
Family Hemiaulaceae

Holotype species: Bicornis kittonii (Grunow) J.Fenner

Currently accepted name for the type species: Fennerbicornis kittonii (Grunow) S.Blanco

Original publication and holotype designation: Fenner, J. (1994). Diatoms of the Fur Formation, their taxonomy and biostratigraphic interpretations. Results from the Harre borehole, Denmark. Aarhus Geoscience 1: 99-163, 6 figures, 12 plates, 2 tables.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Fennerbicornis.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Blanco, S. (2020). Generic names of diatoms affected by ICN Art. 20.2. Notulae Algarum 139: 1-8, no figs.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: supposedly in contravention of Art. 20.2, which proscribes technical terms as generic names. (See INA) - (6 Jun 2020) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Fossil
This is a genus of fossil species, or a genus with a fossil type species, or a genus the type species of which was originally described as a fossil.

Numbers of names and species: There are 3 species names in the database at present.

Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):

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References
Fourtanier, E. & Kociolek, J.P., (2003). Addendum to 'Catalogue of the Diatom Genera'. Diatom Research 18(2): 245-258.

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Verified by: 06 June 2020 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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